CBS Tells GOP Senator: ‘Optics’ of Court Fight ‘Look Very Bad for Your Party’


<p><em>More in the <a href="…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the MRC&#39;s NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>On Thursday&rsquo;s <em>CBS This Morning</em>, co-hosts Gayle King and Norah O&rsquo;Donnell interrogated Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake on his opposition to President Obama&rsquo;s Supreme Court nominee and predicted political damage for the GOP.</p>

<p>Early in the interview, King demanded: <strong>&ldquo;Are you disappointed in the optics of this?...Some of your other colleagues are saying, &lsquo;Look, we&rsquo;re not even going to meet with you.&rsquo; We hear about the Judge&rsquo;s credentials, his reputation, his record. Are you concerned that the optics of this look very bad for your party?&rdquo;</strong></p>

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